Integrated Planning and Reporting in Local Government Intensive

The Integrated Planning and Reporting One Week Intensive Residential Course has been developed to provide leaders in the sector, the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skill in integrated planning and reporting for their council. This course provides a deep understanding of the integrated planning and reporting function within NSW councils. It is led by industry experts in this field and provides case studies and real life scenarios which are drawn on in practical sessions to enable delegates to return to work with the skills they need to aptly monitor and guide the integrated planning and reporting function of their council.


Who Should Attend? 



This course is open to everyone working in the local government sector and will be of particular interest to: 

• Newly appointed planning and reporting professionals 
• Managers wishing to gain a deeper understanding of business planning and reporting within their council 
• General managers and directors new to the local government sector



Course Registration Fees

 

 

 LG Professionals Member 
 $3,350.00
 Non-Member   $4,355.00
All prices include GST 
 


Integrated Planning and Reporting in Local Government One Week Intensive 2021 - Course Outline


 Monday, 15 November 2021
  Welcome
  Integrated Planning and Reporting Overview

Understand the key legislative artefacts for IPR
Articulate the purpose of IPR within local government context

Delivered by the OLG

  Morning Tea
  Facilitation Skills Workshop

Outline of facilitations skills to manage groups and drive decisions
Practical demonstration of facilitation skills

   LUNCH
 

Community Engagement Strategy and Practices

Appreciation of the reason for community engagement and its place in the IPR framework
Understanding community engagement techniques
Role of values and ethics
Decision making stages

  Afternoon Tea
 

Continued...Community Engagement Strategy and Practices

Appreciation of the reason for community engagement and its place in the IPR framework
Understanding community engagement techniques
Role of values and ethics
Decision making stages


Tuesday, 16 November
  Developing the Community Strategic Plan

Appreciation of the key elements required to develop a Community Strategic Plan
Understanding of the general process to develop a Community Strategic Plan
 

  Morning Tea
  The Delivery Program

Appreciation of the key elements required to develop a Delivery Program
Understanding of the general process to develop a Delivery Program and best practice approach
 

  Lunch
  The Operational Plan

Appreciation of the key elements required to develop a Operational Plan
Understanding of the general process to develop and best practice with an Operational Plan
 

  Afternoon Tea
  Resourcing Strategy: Strategic Asset Management

Appreciation of the key elements required to develop an Asset Management Plan
Develop an understanding of the general process, your role in developing the Asset Management Plan 
 

 Wednesday, 17 November
 

Service, Business or Divisional Plans

Understand the concepts for lower level planning and reporting within council
Plans for Managers to manage their business outcomes and actions

  Morning Tea
  Resourcing Strategy: Workforce Planning

Appreciate your role in the develop of the Workforce Plan
Understanding of the general process, important key elements and best practice in developing a Workforce Plan
 

  Lunch
  Resourcing Strategy: Consolidating

Appreciation of the key elements required to coordinate the development of a Resourcing Strategy
Integrating the Long Term Financial Plan, Asset Management Plan and other elements together

  Afternoon Tea
  IPR Plans – Good Practice

Understand the IPR maturity scale and appreciation of best practice in Integrated Planning and Reporting
Identifying areas to improve at your council and understand the tension between internal and external consumers of Integrated Planning and Reporting

Thursday, 18 November
  Other Plans that Impact and Influence IPR

Identify key plans and strategies that impact on IPR at a council
Strategy governance and methods to link other plans and outcomes

  Morning Tea
  Reporting

Understanding of the requirements for reporting in the IPR framework
Best practice reporting, legislation and regulation, Quarterly, Six monthly and Annual Report

  Lunch
  Performance Frameworks, KPIs and Measures

Exploring what internal methods you can use to ensure you are reporting on the 'right things at the right time'
Evaluation methods and monitoring progress for your IPR actions

  Afternoon Tea
 

Resourcing Strategy: Long Term Financial Planning

Appreciate your role in the develop of the Long Term Financial Plan
Understanding of the general process and best practice to develop a Long Term Financial Plan

 Friday, 19 November 
  IPR Culture

Identify good practice activities to engage within council and opportunities to increase internal engagement
Creating an organisational culture that recognise the value of IPR and accountability

  Morning Tea
  Exam 

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